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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 464–486.
Published: 01 August 2012
...Morten Axel Pedersen; Rane Willerslev As part of a Common Knowledge symposium on the “consequence of blur,” this article reassesses the anthropologist E. B. Tylor’s famous but vague concept of the animist soul as an optimal reflection of the soul’s fuzzy ontological status among animist peoples...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 135–136.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Yaakov Mascetti Targoff Ramie , John Donne, Body and Soul ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2008 ), 213 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Robin Fox, The Tribal Imagination...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 309.
Published: 01 May 2016
...Ramie Targoff Sugg Richard , The Smoke of the Soul: Medicine, Physiology, and Religion in Early Modern England . ( Basingstoke, UK : Palgrave Macmillan , 2013 ), 389 pp. © 2016 by Duke University Press 2016...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 506.
Published: 01 August 2009
...Caryl Emerson Andrey Platonov, Soul and Other Stories , trans. Robert Chandler and Elizabeth Chandler (New York: New York Review of Books, 2007), 335 pp. Duke University Press 2009 Little Reviews Loren Samons II, What’s...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 5–8.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Ana Almeida In this guest column, the author argues against Wittgenstein's aphorism that the human body is the best picture of the human soul. Such a picture, she shows, would have to include all that a person is, in some sense, inseparable from. Drawing from Plato's analogy between city and soul...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2009
...G. R. Evans Quietism brought the individual to a state of “holy indifference” where nothing mattered; particularities of Christian belief and practice, pleasures of the senses, personal desires, all vanished in the utter self-abandonment of the soul in the presence of God. The “resigned” soul...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 86–105.
Published: 01 January 2012
... and symptoms of Warburg's psychosis, which uncannily prefigure real historical terrors, this article represents the lecture as (in Warburg's words) a powerful “seismograph” of the European soul. Placing us at Warburg's writing desk at the pivotal moment of the author's cure-by-writing, the title page also...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 21–42.
Published: 01 April 2019
... these physical differences, both humans and nonhumans retain a shared human soul; what is more, each species perceives its own kind as human and all other kinds—including humans—as animals. Viveiros de Castro distinguishes this “perspectivism” from relativism: whereas Western relativism assumes multiple valid...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 188–203.
Published: 01 January 2002
... in 1310 for writing a book about the absolute daring of love. The Mirror of Simple Souls is a theological treatise and also a kind of handbook for people seeking God. Marguerite Porete’s central doctrine is that a human soul can proceed through seven different stages of love, beginning with a period...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 309–310.
Published: 01 May 2016
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Common Knowledge (2003) 9 (3): 488–507.
Published: 01 August 2003
..., as if it were the absolute end, the unanswerable rebuke to all those who would kill. Death is not the end, Krishna says. Being is more perma- nent than nonbeing. And the permanence of being is vested in the soul, which is different from the body precisely because it has no terminal limit, because...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (2): 197–207.
Published: 01 April 2009
... toward himself. In his masochistic behavior, he seeks to realize a particular logic: “My body is nothing. The soul is everything. Therein lies ultimate bliss.”1 Accordingly, the ascetic sits for hours upon hours in medita- 1. See Peter Berger, The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Socio- 56. Berger...
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Common Knowledge (2007) 13 (2-3): 379–384.
Published: 01 August 2007
... help in the wrong quarters; words,that other in me, to Itseems discord. dualistic in implicated equally are as notions, these because prove soul and ofunsuccessful body negotiate these tensions by invoking to repeatedly efforts His the cooperativetext. cardinal’s complementarity...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (2): 219–251.
Published: 01 April 2006
... him. soul...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 450–462.
Published: 01 August 2004
... disputatio that Spaniards held to decide whether or not Indians had souls susceptible of being saved. But while that debate was under way, the Indians were engaged in a no less important one, though conducted with very different theories in mind and very different experimental tools.3...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (2): 176–251.
Published: 01 May 2021
... crosses as the not absolutely necessary signs of a meaning engraved on the soul and thus, in any case, invisible to the eye. These images may be loved “harmlessly” as long as we love “with more care” the cross's “children,” which are our own tribulations (and too often, during the English Reformation...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (1): 120–142.
Published: 01 January 2017
... revealed truths. revealed same the to response in conclusions yetvalid exclusive at mutually people arrive different that argues, Maharshal the reason, Itforor this heris level soul. of his the to according revelation received person each that second, at workthen, and thatforty...
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Common Knowledge (2006) 12 (3): 443–459.
Published: 01 August 2006
... . soul, dead...
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Common Knowledge (2004) 10 (3): 463–484.
Published: 01 August 2004
... (a “clothing”) that conceals an internal humanoid form, usually visible to the eyes of only the particular species and of “transspecific” beings such as shamans. This internal form is the soul or spirit of the animal: an intentionality or subjectivity formally identical to human consciousness. If we...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 424–433.
Published: 01 August 2008
... enveloping as and sea, Within the as bountiful as was matrix universal endless this him, for Amphitrite; goddess ocean the however to indestructible, soul world the and compared he Often be. might eternal species was individual its evanescent itself matter that so again...